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Who is Socrates?

Who is Socrates? THE PASSION OF THE WESTERN MIND Understanding the ideas that have shaped our world view. By Richard Tarnas Narrated by Jason Youngman  

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Evolution of the Western Mind

An Introduction to The Passion of the Western Mind (Understanding the ideas that have shaped our world view) The Passion presents a concise narrative history of the Western world view beginning with the ancient Greeks. The aim of this book … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMATION OF SOUL

Based on Richard Tarnas’ essay: IS THE MODERN PSYCHE UNDERGOING A RITE OF PASSAGE Video adaptation & narration by Jason Youngman ————————————————————————————  

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An arduous trip each soul to partake; to act out roles til’ the day we awake.

To look back upon history and contemplate its greater meaning is something significant to behold. Again and again we see the same archetypal stories being played out as actors upon a stage wearing different costumes. Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, … Continue reading

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Highlights of the Western Tradition

Highlights of our Western Tradition – Part 2 (1st century to 500 AD) Based on the Passion of the Western Mind Background Music: Samuel Barber – Adagio for Strings Click on the image above to access video. JY  

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Dawn of the Western Mind – Ideas that have shaped our world view

(Click on the image above to watch video) Highlights of our Western History – Part 1 (Based on the chronology from the Passion of the Western Mind) Video includes the number 1 of the 50 greatest pieces of classical music. … Continue reading

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Neoplatonism – The Tides of Change

 

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